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Tuesday 27th September 2016

Patient safety card goes international

Patient safety card goes international
Description:
An airline-style safety card designed by nurses at Guy's and St Thomas' to help patients keep safe has made its way to Australia.
Date:
Tuesday 27 September 2016
Monday 26th September 2016

New Cancer Centre now open

New Cancer Centre now open
Description:
A new £160 million Cancer Centre at Guy's Hospital, which has been designed by patients for patients, has welcomed its first patients today (Monday 26 September).
Date:
Monday 26 September 2016
Wednesday 21st September 2016

Hospital food earns Soil Association award

Hospital food earns Soil Association award
Description:
Catering staff at Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust have earned a prestigious award which recognises their work in preparing high quality, nutritious meals for patients, staff and visitors.
Date:
Wednesday 21 September 2016

500 people have now donated a kidney to a stranger

500 people have now donated a kidney to a stranger
Description:
More than 500 people have helped save the life of a stranger by becoming a living kidney donor, including 42 people who donated a kidney at Guy's Hospital.
Date:
Wednesday 21 September 2016
Tuesday 20th September 2016

Hundreds flock to Cancer Centre for Open House

Hundreds flock to Cancer Centre for Open House
Description:
A total of 240 people visited the new Cancer Centre at Guy's as part of the annual Open House London weekend.
Date:
Tuesday 20 September 2016
Monday 19th September 2016

New hope for brave boy with skin condition

New hope for brave boy with skin condition
Description:
Five-year-old Harrison Ford has proved to be as brave as his movie star namesake, fighting a severe form of eczema that leaves his skin looking literally burnt.
Date:
Monday 19 September 2016
Friday 16th September 2016

Community staff success at Lammy Awards

Community staff success at Lammy Awards
Description:
A community physiotherapist and a nursing assistant have won recognition at the Lammy Awards for their outstanding contribution to health and social care in Lambeth.
Date:
Friday 16 September 2016

New Non-Executive Director appointed

New Non-Executive Director appointed
Description:
Dr Felicity Harvey CBE has been appointed to serve as a Non-Executive Director on the Board of Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust.
Date:
Friday 16 September 2016
Thursday 15th September 2016

Mary's eye treatment makes life "fantastically easier and better"

Mary's eye treatment makes life "fantastically easier and better"
Description:
Mary Newman, a 77-year-old retired nurse from Herne Hill, says "When you've had problems with your eyes, it's wonderful to be able to see."
Date:
Thursday 15 September 2016

HIV testing in A&E diagnoses 78

HIV testing in A&E diagnoses 78
Description:
A UK-first initiative to routinely test A&E patients for HIV has led to 78 new diagnoses in its 12 months.
Date:
Thursday 15 September 2016
Wednesday 14th September 2016

Living with a hearing implant – new patient films now available

Living with a hearing implant – new patient films now available
Description:
A series of films showing patients' experiences of living with a cochlear implant are now live on the Guy's and St Thomas' website and Youtube channel.
Date:
Wednesday 14 September 2016

Staff teams shortlisted for major national health awards

Staff teams shortlisted for major national health awards
Description:
Guy's and St Thomas' staff have been shortlisted for four prestigious Health Service Journal (HSJ) Awards.The Neurohabilitation Enhanced Transition Team (NETT), King's Health Partners' IMPARTs project team, the Trust's Communications and Organisational Development teams, and the South Thames Retrieval Service (STRS) hosted by Evelina London Children's Hospital have all made the shortlist.
Date:
Wednesday 14 September 2016

Biomedical Research Centre funding announced

Biomedical Research Centre funding announced
Description:
The National Institute for Health Research (NIHR) has awarded Guy's and St Thomas' NHS Foundation Trust and King's College London £64.4 million over the next five years to support health research.
Date:
Wednesday 14 September 2016
Tuesday 13th September 2016

Cancer Centre film 'premiere' at Annual Public Meeting

Cancer Centre film 'premiere' at Annual Public Meeting
Description:
A new film featuring patients and staff talking about the new Cancer Centre at Guy's will be shown for the first time at this year's Guy's and St Thomas' Annual Public Meeting – held at 6pm this Thursday (15 September) in Shepherd Hall at St Thomas' Hospital.
Date:
Tuesday 13 September 2016
Monday 12th September 2016

Transplant surgeons at Guy's Hospital perform a UK first

Transplant surgeons at Guy's Hospital perform a UK first
Description:
Surgeons Nizam Mamode and Nicos Kessaris with mentor Professor Pranjal Modi (centre) who carried out the UK's first robot-assisted laparoscopic kidney transplant
Date:
Monday 12 September 2016
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